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College wifi blocked me, need help around it

Discussion in 'General Programming Chat' started by jayohaychen, Dec 26, 2011.

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  1. jayohaychen

    jayohaychen Newbie

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    My college's wifi blocked my pc out of its network because I was downloading torrents. Is there any way around it? I tried ipconfig /release, /renew, but that didn't do anything. I'm on windows 7, any suggestion?
     
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    PecosBill Junior Member

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    Since your IP is based on the wifi, that won't do much good. Have to find a way to cloak your machine.
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Just get yourself an ip/mac spoofer:)
     
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    Probably not a great idea to be doing that on your college wifi...
     
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    nethead01 Regular Member

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    spoof your mac
     
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    Troshi Senior Member

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    You can get kicked out of college for doing stuff like that. Make sure to be very careful. But yeah, spoof it, and to play it safe, do illegal stuff over at a local coffee shop.
     
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    like they said, spoof/change your mac address, then use vpn with encryption to download torrents next time, they wont see shit
     
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    My room mate did this for his machine when he got booted
    http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/security/how-to-spoof-a-mac-address/395

    thats how to spoof ur mac address
    but watch it
    A guy at MIT was reading articles from JSTOR on a spoofed MAC address and was arrested for computer fraud. he ws realesed cause its not illegal but it just might cause some head aches
     
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    jayohaychen Newbie

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    thanks guys. seems easy enough. i'll give it a shot tomorrow.
     
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    jayohaychen Newbie

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    So I spoofed my MAC but I'm still getting the same result. Any other ideas?
     
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    dannyduberstein Junior Member

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    at my college the same thing happened to me.
    And spoofing my MAC was all i needed to do to get back in.

    The thing is you probably didn't truly spoof your macs. I'm assuming you are using Windows 7. Windows 7 is a little weird when it comes to spoofing macs the only way i've been able to succefully spoof my mac was to spoof it so the first two characters are 12, thus 12 XX XX XX XX XX.

    use this program, Mac Makeup:
    http://www.softpedia.com/get/Network-Tools/Misc-Networking-Tools/Mac-Makeup.shtml

    and next time try to use a vpn when downloading torrents.

    ;)
     
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    So, how does that work, downloading to a VPN? Do you then download from the VPN, rather than directly from the source?
     
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    jayohaychen Newbie

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    Thanks, putting the 12 in front worked for me.
     
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    extremephp BANNED BANNED

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    Using a VPN is like Your IP > VPN > Shit Site. Datas From Shit Site > VPN > Your IP.

    And its all automatic. Buy a VPN, or use a shared one.
     
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    sirgold Supreme Member

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    Search for TMac, free, easy and effective for windows.

    On linux?

    Code:
    ifconfig wlan0 down
    ifconfig wlan0 hw ether 00:11:24:BB:AA:D4 # Be an Apple Mac :D
    ifconfig wlan0 up
    
    Change the wlan0 interface accordingly. Have fun!

    P.S. Arpspoof + MITM and poof! You're another kid. At Xmas it's more fun! ;)
     
  16. xboxps3wow

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    i guess it's been solved
     
  17. Mate your MAC address is blocked ....
    You need to change your MAC address or you will not be able to use WIFI